About the Authors

Marie-Claude Marsolier-Kergoat

Affiliations iBiTec-S/SBiGeM, CEA/Saclay 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette cedex, France, CNRS-UMR7206, Eco-anthropologie et Ethnobiologie, Département Hommes, Natures et Sociétés, Musée de l’Homme, 17 place du Trocadéro, 75016 Paris, France

Pauline Palacio

Affiliations iBiTec-S/SBiGeM, CEA/Saclay 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette cedex, France, CNRS-UMR7206, Eco-anthropologie et Ethnobiologie, Département Hommes, Natures et Sociétés, Musée de l’Homme, 17 place du Trocadéro, 75016 Paris, France

Véronique Berthonaud

Affiliation iBiTec-S/SBiGeM, CEA/Saclay 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette cedex, France

Frédéric Maksud

Affiliation Service Régional de l’Archéologie, 32 rue de la Dalbade, BP811 31080 Toulouse cedex 6, France

Thomas Stafford

Affiliation AMS 14C Dating Centre, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Aarhus, Ny Munkegade 120, Aarhus, Denmark

Robert Bégouën

Affiliation Association Louis Bégouën, Laboratoire de Préhistoire de Pujol, 09200 Montesquieu-Avantès, France

Jean-Marc Elalouf

jean-marc.elalouf@cea.fr

Affiliations iBiTec-S/SBiGeM, CEA/Saclay 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette cedex, France, CNRS-UMR7206, Eco-anthropologie et Ethnobiologie, Département Hommes, Natures et Sociétés, Musée de l’Homme, 17 place du Trocadéro, 75016 Paris, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JME. Performed the experiments: PP VB TS JME. Analyzed the data: MCMK PP VB TS JME. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FM RB. Wrote the paper: MCMK JME.